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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

Recent Twain Harte reviews

  • Excellent House/Owner

    "For my own selfish reasons I should rate this rental as 1 star so the calendar will not be as full. Everything about this cabin is great. We had four families and fit comfortably inside (rained the entire trip) with ample room for quiet time. This is the best house that I have found/rented in the area and is very kid friendly. The only thing better then the rental is the owner whom goes above and beyond what is needed to make your stay worthwhile."
    Guest: MRW Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: February 13, 2015
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  • Wonderful home and owner.

    "Our family of 14 decided to plan a Gold Country getaway for my parents' birthday weekend, one week before checkin. By luck, we found this place. I reached out to the owner Lissa, Who was extremely kind and accommodating in helping us to book this home on such short notice. I went to the post office with the check and contract and paid for overnight delivery, but unfortunately they lost it for a few days and it did not arrive on time. Lissa assured me that she would help me to make this happen and allowed an alternate form of deposit the day of checkin. The house is large and beautiful and really makes the most of its space. We did a lot of cooking and talking around the table, our favorite past time. The home is just down the street from a cute little village that we went jogging to in the mornings. On Saturday we spent the day in Columbia panning for gold, enjoying the old fashion café/candy store (the owner's homemade pear pies from her own personal orchard are a must!) and having affordable custom gifts made at the blacksmith shop. On Sunday we spent the day shopping in downtown Sonora, visited the old schoolhouse and cemetery in Columbia and did downtown Columbia again for the saloon and ice cream shop. Out vacation turned out great and I could not have wish for better treatment. Family members ranging from three months old to 60 years old had a great time! Lissa and her home are truly delightful and we can't wait to return."
    Guest: Ashleigh Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 8, 2014
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  • Thanksgiving at the Surrey House

    "We were lucky enough to spend the Thanksgiving long weekend at the Surrey House in Twain Harte, and we absolutely loved it! It's a beautiful property, in a beautiful area, and was a great place to relax and unwind over the holiday. Most of our time was spent cooking/eating, playing cards and board games, reading by the woodstove, walking around Twain Harte, and, of course, playing ping pong! It seemed like there were lots of recreational opportunities in the area, but we were looking for a more low-key vacation. Even though the house certainly isn't isolated, it was always nice and quiet, and when the sun went down we'd forget that there were neighbors nearby. Since it was Thanksgiving, we were a little worried if the kitchen would be big enough and stocked with enough cookware. We brought some extra cookware just in case, and even though the kitchen is a little narrow, it has tons of counter-space and more than enough cookware for a full Thanksgiving meal! Lastly, Paul was extremely helpful and easy to deal with. He offered a lot of good info about the area and what to expect, and was quick to respond to any questions I had, whether via email or phone. We would definitely come back here again, whether for Thanksgiving or just a random trip in the future."
    Guest: Daniel A. Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: December 7, 2014
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  • Very nice and functional cabin retreat

    "We rented this cabin just to get away for a few days. The cabin is very functional and perfect for a getaway. There are two bedrooms plus a master upstairs. The kitchen has everything you need to make a delicious meal or you can barbecue outside. There are laundry facilities downstairs, along with the living room, kitchen and dining room table. The dining table only seats four, so if you have a larger guest list you may need to make creative accommodations for eating. The deck is peaceful and set among the large trees. There are a lot of stairs to go from the driveway to the cabin, so best to pack light. Black Oak Casino is only about 15 minutes away and is a good entertainment option. We also went to Pinecrest Lake and rented a party boat for a couple hours and toured the lake, which is about 30 minutes away. There are a handful of restaurants that are only about three minutes from the cabin. Most of them are adequate for a decent meal, but none are could be described as outstanding (there's a business opportunity here for someone). The owner is easy to work with and very friendly. She also proved to be reasonably flexible and accommodating."
    Guest: Ike Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 19, 2014
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